Mosaic Plaque with Star

Object Name: 
Mosaic Plaque with Star

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Plaque with Star
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2 cm, W: 1.8 cm, Th: 5 mm
On Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Star Inlay Tile. Star cane of opaque yellow center cased with translucent deep blue, five opaque white rays all in a translucent deep blue ground backed with similar glass with opaque white striations, all surfaces repolished recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique.
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 215-216, #617; BIB# 29547